Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Quilt Market Spring 2014

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I survived!!!!  I wasn’t so sure I would.  ;)  This was my first time going all by myself…luckily everything worked out and went smoothly.

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Pittsburgh is beautiful…the bridges, the buildings downtown, the hills full of trees…I loved it all.

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Hands down my favorite part was seeing so many familiar faces.  It was my first time meeting some of these girls in person even though we’ve “known” each other for years!

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Some of my favorites from this year in no particular order:

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American Made Brand…a solids company out of Seattle (yay!).

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The quilting done on this dress by Angela Walters…there are no words.

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Seeing my friend Jeni Baker and her cute new line for Art Gallery!

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Cotton and Steel…that’s a given.

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Rustique by Emily Herrick for Michael Miller.  It’s the year of the deer people!

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Fig Tree Quilts…beautiful as always.

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Carolyn Friedlander and the quilts from her new book Savor Each Stitch.

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The people at Robert Kaufman nailed it this market.  I loved all of their booths. The blueprint basics (above) and Jennifer Sampou’s booth were so colorful.  That quilt by Latifah is amazing.

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And last Birch Fabrics and their cute flowers…I think these were my first pin on Pinterest way back when.  ;)  There were of course TONS more booths I loved and tons of great fabrics coming out soon…but these were a few of my favs.  As fun as it is I’m sure happy to be home and done with market for awhile!

My friend Stephanie is having an awesome giveaway that ends tomorrow…including a fat quarter bundle of Oh Clementine!  Pop over here.

21 comments:

margaret said...

Your display looks great, looks like everyone must have had a wonderful time so much to see and so much to be tempted with to purchase

Fran said...

What fabulous photos you took! Looks great.

Kirsty@Bonjour said...

Oh, how I wish the US was a little closer!
I'm a bit grumpy because I've signed up for the Cotton & Steel newsletter and have seen nothing of these fabrics - I'm so excited by this collaboration and want to see what's coming out! I'm ready to throw my money at you people, help me out here!
Well done on getting your booth up and manned all by yourself. Not an easy feat!

Eliza said...

Does anyone know the name/maker of the pattern for the beautiful dress (blue with red piping) in the last photo? I would love to make it for my girls.

Anna said...

it was so so nice meeting you! I wish we had more time to talk. I loved your booth and you are just a beautiful genuine person. :)

Karen said...

The quilted skirt is AMAZING! Woah.

amanda said...

love to see the photo of Pittsburgh. i hope you enjoyed our great city! even though i couldn't attend quilt market, it was fun to know so much quilty stuff was happening here. and, i love the new fabric line.

Melanie said...

Thanks for sharing Quilt Market! I hope I win your FQ bundle...love the new line!

Jamie Fingal said...

Love, love, love seeing your photos from Quilt Market! Such synergy at this show. I missed going, but will be at Fall Market! Thanks for sharing!

Lin said...

That's amazing - I think I'd be suffering from sensory overload for weeks afterwards! You must be so fired up when you get from these shows.

CaroleM said...

Love these pictures! thanks for letting me virtually tag along!

Alison Gisvold said...

Your stand looks great. I wish I came over to the States more often, the quilt shows are just awesome. Love your work. Thanks for posting the other pics too - getting inspired while challenged by the 'projects to be finished pile'. Ali G

Salley said...

Thanks for the great "trip" for those of us who cant see it in real life!
It must have been a feast for the senses.

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waggonswest said...

Thank you for sharing so many wonderful pictures of the booths and quilts.

Stacy said...

I always love hearing about quilt market! Wish I could go! I love your new line of fabric.

Napadnicek said...

Woah.

Sandi said...

The Quilt Market looks fabulous! The fabrics and ideas you see are just so inspiring!! Your booth looked great, love the quilts!

mypiecedlife.com said...

Great pictures. Love to see all of the bloggers' photos. I dream of some day "going to market"! Angela Walters did an AMAZING job on that dress!! Thanks for sharing!

Laura said...

love seeing the photos from market! and Pittsburgh is a great town!

Sarah Seufert said...

THANKS for posting & sharing all these FAB photos of the QUILT MARKET. So many lovely quilts sewn by numerous people. LOVELY COLORS of fabric . . . fantastic designs . . . and more! Sarah in Minneapolis

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